FOUR PAWS USA BOSTON Administrative/Campaigns Assistant

26 April 2013 Jobs

Job Summary

FOUR PAWS USA is looking for a motivated person to provide general office support, including financial and administrative duties and to carry out campaigns to better the lives of millions of animals. We are the first US office of an international animal welfare organization and have great potential for growth. This is a part-time position for 4 days a week.

Job Location:

Beacon Hill, Boston, Massachusetts

Essential Functions:

• Assist in carrying out campaigns and programs to better the lives of animals.
• Assist with answering phones, writing letters, opening, sorting and handling mail and other clerical and administrative duties including database entry and management.
• Facilitate the financial administration and assist with maintaining records.
• Assist with fundraising correspondence, including mailing lists and acknowledgement letters.
• The Administrative Assistant will coordinate with the international marketing, communications and public relations teams and communicate with colleagues in Europe on organization-wide administrative issues.

Qualifications and Experience:

• BA/BS degree required, prior work with non-profits desired
• A passion for animal welfare.
• Must be highly-organized and detail-oriented with good writing and communication skills - German a plus; knowledge of computer databases and spreadsheets.
• Some accounting or bookkeeping experience and/or training preferred.
• Knowledge of general office equipment such as fax, copier, and phone.
• Strong computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel PowerPoint and Outlook.
• Knowledge on how to promote FOUR PAWS in social networking sites including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and similar sites, posting on relevant blogs.
• Strongly prefer experience in Interactive Communications, Social Media, Online Content and Customer Support
• Experience in an office setting desired.
• Must be self-motivated, flexible, and energetic, with excellent interpersonal and office skills with ability to multi-task and respond to unexpected situations. A sense of humor is essential.


Our vision is a world where humans treat animals with respect, empathy and understanding. FOUR PAWS is one of Europe's largest animal protection organizations with offices in 12 countries. It is headquartered in Vienna Austria and in 2012 the Boston office became its first location in North America. For more than twenty five years FOUR PAWS has consistently and successfully helped animals that have been abused for entertainment, economic, scientific or other reasons. The common foundation for our work is the respect for all forms of life and the deep conviction that every animal has a right to be treated with consideration and live a life with dignity. FOUR PAWS is an equal opportunity employer.


Commensurate with experience and includes paid vacation and health insurance.

Please include salary requirements in application.

Send resume to:

Wim Dekok, FOUR PAWS USA, 14 Beacon Street # 706, Boston, MA 02108, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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